Bus Stop Overview:

Bus Stop (1956) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Joshua Logan and produced by Buddy Adler.

Academy Awards 1956 --- Ceremony Number 29 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Supporting ActorDon MurrayNominated
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Marilyn: Behind the Icon – Monroe Triumphs in Bus Stop

By Gary Vitacco-Robles on Jul 12, 2020 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Marilyn Monroe Triumphs in Bus Stop ?Hold on to your chairs, everybody, and get set for a rattling surprise,? announced crusty New York Times critic Bosely Crowther, ?Marilyn Monroe has finally proved herself an actress in Bus Stop. She and the picture are swell! She gives a performance in th... Read full article


Bus Stop (1956)

By Beatrice on Apr 28, 2016 From Flickers in Time

Bus Stop Directed by Joshua Logan Written by George Axelrod from the play by William Inge 1956/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation/Marilyn Monroe Productions Repeat viewing/Netflix rental There’s a lot you can say against this movie, yet somehow I always enjoy it. Young Bo Decker (Do... Read full article


Bus Stop(1956).

By Dawn on Feb 25, 2011 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Bus Stop(1956), also known as The Wrong Kind of Girl. Directed by Joshua Logan. Drama. Cast: Marilyn Monroe, Don Murray, Arthur O'Connell, Betty Field, Eileen Heckart, Robert Bray and Hope Lange. Monroe sings one song: "That Old Black Magic". When cowboy Beau and his friend Virgil take the bus f... Read full article


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Cherie: I hate you and I despise you! Now give me back my tail!


Cherie: Bye, everybody! Bye! Bye.


Cherie: Wait! I haven't put my lipstick on yet!


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Marilyn Monroe objected to the color of Hope Lange's hair, claiming that it was too fair and detracted from her own. As a result, Lange's hair was darkened.
Film debut of Don Murray.
Don Murray suffered painful facial cuts when Marilyn Monroe overdid a scene in which she had to slap him with the sequined tail of her costume.
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